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Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

...leaves outside agencies' funding intact at 2014 levels totaling $5.35 million. An earlier proposal to cut the social service, health and cultural agencies met with heavy resistance, although Jackson said that in the coming months staff will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-02/augusta-commission-passe
Augusta Commission to discuss budget options

...in the sheriff's office, while Plan B implements the agency cuts in tiers, with 10 percent cuts for health and social service groups, 15 percent cuts for governing authorities and 25 percent cuts for community investment groups, such as Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-12/augusta-commission-discu
Morris Museum is a powerful 'center of gravity'

...Museum has established over the years with departments of city government; schools, colleges and universities; social service agencies of widely various types; cultural institutions; and civic organizations. MUCH OF WHAT is now accepted as commonplace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/morris-museum-po
Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis details proposal to expand office, budget

...city's greenspace program.Allen proposed imposing the agency cuts in tiers, with 10 percent cuts for health and social service groups, 15 percent for intergovernmental agencies such as the Land Bank Authority, and 25 percent for community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-05/augusta-mayor-elect-hard
Elsie Reid

...a family, Elsie chose to be home with their four children, taking on leadership positions in local political and social service organizations and in her church. Elsie was a devout Episcopalian, soon becoming an Associate of an Episcopal women's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173103681
City administrator candidates talk strange line

...the process." Wait until he meets commissioners Marion Williams and Bill Lockett.Jackson, who's worked for social service agencies in the past, would find her experience real handy in Au gusta, where elected officials have to work hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-12/city-administra
Vermont's largest city reaches milestone in green-energy efforts

...Ed Truelove said.Utility officials in Burlington, a lakefront city known for its liberal politics and extensive social service network, first began discussing the goal in 2004.Neither Burlington nor Washington Electric claims that each of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/vermonts-largest-city-reac
Fight for religious liberty is changing

...Upcoming fights will revolve around how nondiscrimination laws apply to the hundreds of thousands of faith-affiliated social service agencies, colleges and charities that take government money while also trying to maintain their religious identity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/fight-religious-liberty-
Lutheran social service network under fire

NEW YORK --- One of the largest social service networks in the U.S., working in areas ranging from adoption to disaster relief, faces a shake-up because of Lutheran divisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-07-22/lutheran-social-service-
Gov. Deal budget plan worries social service advocates

...tank the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. Essig made his comments Friday during an all-day conference with social service agencies and non-profit groups to help them understand the implications of the state's budget. While the legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-21/ga-social-services-advocates
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